Grenada: Man fined $50,000 for illegally publishing private photos

A 28-year-old man who was charged under Section 10 of the Electronic Crimes Act, was on Wednesday, 23 September 2020 ordered to pay the court EC$50,000 after he pleaded guilty to violating the privacy of a female – his former intimate partner.

Jamar Griffith who is a Night Auditor from the village of Café, St George pleaded guilty to the charge of Violation of Privacy at the St George’s Magistrate’s Court. He has 30 months to pay the fine. Along with the fine he was also placed on a 1-year suspended sentence.

“As part of his sentence he must attend Anger Management and the Man to Man Programme, failing which, he will be in breach of the suspended sentence,” said a news release from the Community Relations Department of the Royal Grenada Police Force (RGPF).

If Griffith is found to be in breach of the suspended sentence, he will serve 12 months in prison.


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